Are you good at taking photos or videos ? Do you have a DSLR Camera / Smartphone that can take high resolution photos ( 4 megapixels or higher ) ? Then this is an ideal part time or full time job for you in Sri Lanka or any other country that you live !
So let's see the steps to follow to get this started and how to sell photos or videos online and make revenue !
1) Register with following photo and video selling website
2) Fill the details and register
Click on " Get Started" and then fill the details accordingly
3) Start Uploading Photos and Videos
Now you can start uploading photos and videos accordingly ( Make sure the photos are of high quality, focus correctly and does not get blurred when you zoom a bit ).
3a) Photos : How to upload photos to make revenue when some one buys them
Using " Upload Images" button You can straight away upload photos. Once Uploaded, fill the details accordingly and submit for review.
If the photos are approved ( will take few hours or days to review the uploaded content ), they will be available on website.
If the photos get rejected, they mention the reason for rejection too ( Normally photos get rejected, if the are not focused properly, poor lighting, blur photos, too much noise, etc... )
Make sure that the photos are taken by you and you have the copyrights. ( Don't upload photos that are freely available or photos you have already submitted to free image portals or photos owned by others )
3b) Videos : How to upload videos to make revenue when some one buys them
Uploading videos need to follow following steps
1 - Download FillZilla or similar FTP Software
2 - Connect to Shutterstock’s FTP Server using below details
Host Name : ftp.shutterstock.com
Username: Account username / email
Password: Account password
3 - Click on 'Connect' / 'Quick Connect' in your ftp application
4 - 'Upload' the files
5 - Then go back to your Shutterstock account. You will see the videos that you uploaded using ftp. Choose the video/s and fill the details accordingly. Submit for review after that. If approved, the videos will be available on live site after few days.
4) When will I receive money for photos and videos ?
When someone buys your photos / videos, you will get money to your Shutterstock account ! 😎
5) How to withdraw my earned money from Shutterstock
Payments are released between the 7th and 15th day of the month ( except weekends ) so no need to manually withdraw.
Good Luck ! 😎